Our Healthcare Providers

We put YOU at the center of your care. Your primary care provider (PCP), nurses, medical assistants, and other providers will work with you to create a personalized plan to reach your health goals.

We care about the whole you. Our healthcare providers consider your health history, your family and home life, and your values.

Visit us at one of our Community Health Centers located conveniently throughout Lake County:

  • Belvidere Medical Building (BMB) - Waukegan
  • Grand Avenue Health Center - Waukegan
  • Midlakes Health Center - Round Lake Beach
  • North Chicago Health Center - North Chicago
  • North Shore Health Center - Highland Park
  • Libertyville Health Center - Libertyville
  • Zion Health Center - Zion

For hours and directions, visit Primary Care Services. To make an appointment, call our Patient Access Center at (847) 377-8800.

  1. Belvidere
  2. Grand
  3. Libertyville
  4. Midlakes
  5. North Chicago
  6. North Shore
  7. Zion
  8. Other
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Idries Abdur-Rahman, MD

Position: Obstetrician / Gynecologist

Practicing Since: 2002

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Approach to Healthcare: "I approach each patient as an individual. My goal is to treat them like I would treat a member of my own family. I want to ensure that all my patients understand what is happening and what their options are."

Abdur-Rahman, Jamil

Jamil Abdur-Rahman, MD

Position: Attending Physician

Practicing Since: 2006

Spoken Languages: English

Approach to Healthcare: “I treat every patient like I would treat a member of my own family.”

Alex, Joyce

Joyce Alex, APRN

Position: Family Nurse Practitioner

Practicing Since: 2015

Spoken Languages: English, Korean, limited Spanish

Approach to Healthcare: “I believe in the importance of patient-centered care which empowers individuals to become active participants in their own care."

Ali, Ayesha

Ayesha Ali, MD

Position: Family Medicine Physician

Practicing Since: 1994

Spoken Languages: English, Urdu

Approach to Healthcare: "I enjoy working with my patients to reach common healthcare goals. When they leave the clinic, I want them to feel that their needs and concerns were addressed."

Barrera, Jessica

Jessica Barrera, APRN

Position: Family Nurse Practitioner

Practicing Since: 2011

Spoken Languages: English, limited Spanish

Approach to Healthcare: "I believe every patient should be treated the same. Everyone deserves good healthcare and service."

Boltonikova, Irina

Irina Bolotnikova, DDS

Position: Dentist

Practicing Since: 1998

Spoken Languages: Russian, English

Approach to Healthcare: "I make sure that every patient leaving the health center is happy with their treatment. The greatest compliment is when patients recommend us to friends and family."

Encinas, Alvaro

Alvaro Encinas, MD

Position: Family Medicine Physician

Practicing Since: 2011

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Approach to Healthcare: "I treat the patient as a whole person instead of focusing on an illness or diagnosis. As a family medicine physician, I evaluate the patient, render a diagnosis, and formulate a treatment plan."

Hartman, Robert

Robert Hartman, MD

Position: Lead Physician for Women's Health

Practicing Since: 1971

Spoken Languages: English

Approach to Healthcare: "Women's health issues have been the focus of my career. Respect and compassion for the unique concerns of my patients is always my aim."

Ravichandran, Saranya

Saranya Ravichandran, MD

Position: Pediatrician Physician

Practicing Since: 2006

Spoken Languages: English, Tamil, limited Spanish

Approach to Healthcare: "I love working together with children and the families as a team to help in making the best decisions in managing the child’s medical conditions. I believe strongly in ‘prevention is better than cure’."

Steres, Toni

Toni Steres, APRN

Position: Family Nurse Practitioner

Practicing Since: 2009

Spoken Languages: English

Approach to Healthcare: "I have a whole-person approach to healthcare. I work to create a trusting relationship to help patients feel their very best."

Sukkar, Luma

Luma Sukkar, MD

Position: Family Medicine Physician

Practicing Since: 2011

Spoken Languages: English, Arabic

Approach to Healthcare: "I believe in listening to patients and making them feel heard, as well as providing them with as much information as possible regarding their condition."

Trocki, Shannon

Shannon Trocki, APRN

Position: Family Nurse Practitioner

Practicing Since: 2018

Spoken Languages: English

Approach to Healthcare: "I form trusting relationships with my patients and their families to have a more positive and holistic impact on their lives. I empower my patients with knowledge about their health and focus on educating them about health and wellness."

Villalobos, Leslie

Leslie Villalobos, APRN

Position: Family Nurse Practitioner

Practicing Since: 2006

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Approach to Healthcare: "I strive for patient-centered care. This approach empowers patients to actively participate in their health care and therefore increases the probability of improved outcomes."

Villamonte, Mamerto

Mamerto Villamonte, DDS

Position: Dentist

Practicing Since: 1989

Spoken Languages: English

Approach to Healthcare: "I work collaboratively with my patients to ensure the treatment plan is manageable and reasonable. My goal is always to maintain the best oral health possible."

Zahedi, Syeda

Syeda Zahedi, MD

Position: Family Medicine Physician

Practicing Since: 2001

Spoken Languages: Urdu, limited Spanish

Approach to Healthcare: "I like to approach underlying issues and obstacles patients have when taking care of their health to improve their overall medical conditions."